The Municipal Election for the Ridgeville will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2011.

Such election will be held in accordance with the statues of the State of South Carolina and ordinances of the Town of Ridgeville governing elections.

Every person offering to vote must be duly registered on the County Books of Registration for Dorchester County, as an elector and a resident of the Town of Ridgeville thirty days prior to the date of election, that being the 8th day of October 2011. Any person wishing to register to vote in this election must do so no later than Saturday, October 8, 2011.

The polls will be opened at 7:00 A. M. and will remain continuously opened until they are closed at 7:00 P. M. on the evening of November 8, 2011.

Voters who are blind, physically disabled, or unable to read or write are entitled to assistance in casting their ballot. This assistance may be given by anyone the voter chooses except his employer, an agent of his employer, or an officer or agent of his union. The Managers of Election must be notified if assistance is needed.

Voters who are unable to enter their polling place due to physical disability or age may vote in the vehicle in which they drove, or were driven, to the polls. When notified, the Managers of Election will help voters using this curbside voting provision.

Registered electors who cannot vote in person may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. Persons wishing more information concerning absentee voting should contact the Dorchester County Registration & Elections Commission by e-mail: vote@dorchestercounty.net or by phone: 843-563-0132. You may also request an absentee ballot application online by clicking here.

This is a non-partisan election and no party affiliation shall be placed on the ballot.

The election will be held at Clay Hill Middle School.